Archive for the 'Luxury Homes' Category

The Anex Offers 18 New Homes in Collingwood

After more than a decade of delays, the old Victoria Annex school site on Maple Street between Fifth and Sixth streets in Collingwood is finally ready to go. The lovely old school building which was erected in 1884, still sits on the site and has been boarded up for years.  The development plan calls for […]

Gorgeous Country Home on Top of Blue Mountain

Driving up a laneway through the trees, you arrive at this beautiful, luxury country home situated on 11.6 very private acres right on top of Blue Mountain. Mother Nature’s best is here with rolling land, a small pond and sheer tranquility with no neighbours in view. It backs onto the internationally renowned Scenic Caves lands; […]

4 Bedroom Luxury House For Sale in Thornbury – 145 Bruce St S

Built In An Era Of Celebration – 145 Bruce St S, Thornbury Cinemas, radios, airplanes and automobiles! Bootleggers, booze, flappers and jazz! The Group of Seven made their debut. Insulin was discovered and Pablum was invented. After the ordeal of the First World War, the “Roaring” Twenties ushered in a new modern age when people […]

Looking For A Large House For Sale in Collingwood?

Perhaps you have a large family or maybe just lots of family and friends who like to visit. Perhaps you like to spread your wings the way I do or you just want somewhere to put everything. Right now, there are a total of 9 homes for sale on the MLS® in Collingwood that are […]

Spectacular Home in the Pretty River Valley

Although I’ve seen thousands of homes over my 25 year career, this one stopped me in my tracks. Rarely have I seen a home that is so artfully and thoughtfully blended with its surroundings and where every inch built to such an exacting standard of quality. The house is completely private and is reached by […]

Just Listed: A Very Special Home in Downtown Collingwood

In the real estate business, we’re sometimes quick to use superlatives such as “Special”, “Amazing”, “Unique” or “Beautiful” but in this case, every word is true.  I’ve just listed a most amazing, special, unique and beautiful home for sale on Pine Street in Collingwood’s historic downtown. Sitting on an unusually large property of about 1/3rd […]

Dramatic rebound characterizes Canada’s luxury home segment in 2010

Luxury home sales soared in the first quarter of 2010 as affluent purchasers moved to take advantage of favourable market conditions across the country, according to a report released today by RE/MAX.   According the statistics obtained through our Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board, our area (including Collingwood, the Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach, Meaford, Grey Highlands […]

Marketing A Luxury Home in Collingwood ~ Blue Mountain; Part 3

Now that we’ve covered the basics in the first two posts on marketing luxury homes, let’s look at specifics. We know that the single most important tool today is the internet. When a property is listed in the Multiple Listing Service, it automatically appears on http://www.realtor.ca which is one of the most heavily visited websites in […]

Marketing A Luxury Home in Collingwood ~ Blue Mountain; Part 2

After you have established the right asking price, have prepared and staged your luxury home, it’s time to begin marketing the home for sale. Remember the question most sellers ask is “Will you advertise my home in the Globe & Mail?”  Let’s think about that.  What we want to find is a suitable buyer.  Less […]

Marketing A Luxury Home in Collingwood ~ Blue Mountain; Part 1

“Will you advertise my home in the Globe & Mail?” That is probably the most common question sellers of upper-tier homes ask when we discuss a marketing plan for selling their home.  Is it the right question? As mentioned in a previous post, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of luxury homes […]

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